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Little Creek Bridge

Photos 

North end

Photo taken by Robert Stephenson in September 2008

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BH Photo #123350

Map 

Facts 

Overview
Pony truss bridge over Little Creek on TR 442, 4 mi. northeast of St Elmo
Location
Fayette County, Illinois
Status
Open to traffic
History
Built 1954
Design
6-panel Howe pony truss, possibly made from recycled parts
Dimensions
Length of largest span: 39.0 ft.
Total length: 40.0 ft.
Deck width: 14.1 ft.
Approximate latitude, longitude
+39.08139, -88.89667   (decimal degrees)
39°04'53" N, 88°53'48" W   (degrees°minutes'seconds")
Approximate UTM coordinates
16/335946/4327520 (zone/easting/northing)
Quadrangle map:
Avena
Average daily traffic (as of 2008)
50
Inventory numbers
IL 026-3206 (Illinois bridge number)
BH 15228 (Bridgehunter.com ID)
Inspection report (as of January 2018)
Overall condition: Poor
Superstructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Substructure condition rating: Poor (4 out of 9)
Deck condition rating: Good (7 out of 9)
Sufficiency rating: 21.8 (out of 100)
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Update Log 

  • September 9, 2008: New photos from Robert Stephenson

Sources 

Comments 

Little Creek Bridge
Posted January 19, 2013, by Brandi

The deck on this bridge has been replaced in the past three years or so. You can still smell the treatment in the wood when you drive over it